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    September 21, 2012
    5:00 - 5:30pm EDT  

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the attack.apparently set of the attack. 3 thh attack.apparently set of neighborhood idlewylde is live in the myranda stephen towson. towson.walking home in attacked a man men they say police arrest tww men they say walking home in towson. towson. myranda stephen is live in the idlewylde neighborhood apparently set of the attack. the mayor joined the mayor joined northeast baltimore residents last night who aae trying to fight back againnt crime. crime. she walked the streets
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in the neighborhood where doctor peterrmarvit was gunned down near his home monday.the mayor and residents say they are determined to stop other sensellss violence. "we are not going to left out neighborhood be destroyed by co" cowards.""we got to stop zipping up our lips opening up our doors.... community.....our communities." representatives of the police department were also meeting with residents last night. fox45 has teamed up with the most popular crime mapping website on the internet.. "spotcrime" tracks criminal activity in your neighborhood. you can also get emails when crime happens.sign up by going to our website... fox- baltimore dot com...anddclick on "spotcrime" in the "hott topics" section at the top of the screen... a... mother ...and her... 21-month old son... are... trapped ...in a third floor... apartment.../ when... fire... rips thru... their building this morning.../. jeff abell... shows us... how... the pikesville family... barely escaped.
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escaped. 3 for the residents at owings chase apartments this morning..... the smoke danger so great..... e (12:51:27) (doris long) "you couldn'ttsee down the steps.....we couldn't see nothing...." (12:36:47) (chief) "there was a lot of heavy smoke in the stairwell....." when fire broke out on the first floorrof this six-unit building..... some residents escaped..... but others could not... "mommy.....mommy....." 21-month ood brodie guy and his mother were trapped on the third floor. (12:40:56) (sandra fields) "his mother saw smoke and she went out on the balcony and he started yelling...." outside the burning building.....three landscapers came running. (12:34:25) (fire chief) they saw the child and mother on the third floor they ound a ladder on a worr truck and child down." little or brodie and his mother escaped unharmed..... and so did doris long....who firefighterss rescued from the second floor. (12:52:18) "i don't think i coulda jumped out with this bad leg...i don't know." "investigators say its still ffr too early to determine how this fire started. despite
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all the smoke, no one was seriously hurt." and for those who survived.....there's both gratitude and relief... (12:41:21) "i have o think of what might have happened....umm.....god is good...." jeff abell, fox 45, news at five. seven people are home from theehospital ... after an m-t-a bus ran into a bus shelter outside mondawmin mall yesterday. it was a 60 fooo bus with two sections connected in the middle.an m-t-a spokesman says there was a driver on the bus... but she waan't behind the wheel because a shift change was about to take place.there were no passengers aboardd.. still nearby commuters couldnt' believe what happened. 3:08:14 and all of a sudden i seen this bus just going turning into the curb3:17:36 he tore the booth up right there where your waiting for the bus 3:21:57 we'll figure out what exactly happened here cuz safety is our highest priooity the last thing we wann to do is see an accident accidentthe driver has been with the company since 1997.
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the video from cameras at the station and on the bus are being reviewed. a... former... faces..... charges... for... illegally tracking down... a... license number... of... an... undercover officer. keith ... now-lin.../ fired... two years... ago... for... the ásameá offfnse.../ ii... charged... with illegally... accessing... a... police computer.../. prosecutors... say... the... man nowlin ... was... looking up... was... a friend... under investigation... for... posssble.. drug dealing. (brown) "he had no idea about the reason quite frankly that his friend was asking him and so, no, he had no idea it was on an undercover officer." officer." brown... expects... his client will plead guilty...// the... penalty... is... up to five years in prison. 3 a ew rullng by a federal judge could change the city's pension fund drastically. kathleen cairns has more from both sides of this controversial issue. the mayors plan was suppose to save the city 65 million
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dollars... but... fire and police say it would lead to broken promises... those cuts in retirement funding could effect hundreds of families. as the city struggles to pay its billsa new federal ruling 14:55"the law department is taking a look at it: a federal judge found the mayor's effort to cut fire and police pension costs is unconstitutional.in 2010.. the city council changed the way it pays out pension benefits.... which tied pension increases to stock market performance. it was designed to save the city money.. as it fought ballooning pension costs. but the fire and police unions fought back, filing a lawsuit. now a federal judge is backing their claim the law is unfair.21:19:02"we are obviously pleased with judge grebis' decision:police union president bob cherry.... 12:19:05"i think ittvindicates what the unions were saying &pall along was that the mayor and the city council did was unconstitutional"but pension expert george leibmenn argues fire and police pensions aae
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bankrupting the city.33:02"in the space of 5 fiscal years the costs to the city of its pension plan has doubled" liebmann ays a big parttof pension system allowed old - officers to retire after sayssis unsustainable. 35:19 "you have universe of people who are perhaps 50 years old who are drawing pension for 30 years, it's quite ruinous"for now the mayor says she's still committed to reform15:03"i'm determined toohave a solvent finances"change cherry acknowledges is still possible, if he sayss.. the mayoo is willing tt negotiate. 21:19:18"we know the mayor is in a ough predicament, and we are still coomitted to working through it" the federal judge has asked for both parties to meet within the next 30 days... meanwhile the city is
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considering an appeal. kc fox it's our duty to hold electee officials accountable. you can do that by joining our fox45 waste watch.if you have waste...call our hottine... 410-662-1456you can also log onto our website fox altimore dot com and click on waste watch. maryland employers added 14-hundred jobs in august, the pargest job gain for the month since 2005. 2005. but it wasn't enough to keep the unemployment rate from ticking up to 7.1 percent last month.that's up slightly percent in june.maryland is still lower than the national unemployment rate... which dropped to 8.1 percent in august. how are the roads looking tonig? tonight?brandi proctor has our traffic edge report. report. mapfibereilkensmap395295
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a child with a life- threatening illness gets the chance of a life-time. thanks to the ásomething magic foundationá one hild will be able to explore all of what
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disney world has to offer. emily is part of the ácasey cares foundationá and for 5 days she and her family have been given an all expense paid vacation to orlaado, florida. emily got a taste of some of the fun right at b-w-i airport...which was filled with átiggeráádecorations, music and crafts. "typically after she gets up in the morning he heads to the hossital for treatment and today she got to go tt the airport to go to disney so what thhs break is going to do for her and her family is enable them to come back reenergize and ready to continue to fight for her life. forty children and their families from around the world will also participate in the yearly event. outrage ... continues... over... an... anti-islam videoo.. released on the internet... internet... why the u-- government has now released a video of it's own 3 meaning>"no, it has no other me" meaning" a bizarre prrtest in texas.... why some are
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offended by a chair hanginn from a tree. and the obama campaign the backlash over changes made to this american flag. 3 --adblib weather tz--
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house preparing or another roond of anti-american protests.. as marianne rafferty reports, the u-s government has closed somm
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diplomatic outposts overseas and started an advertising campaign against the film ttat sparked the unrest. 3 outrage continues in a number of muslimmcountries after an anti-islam video was released on the internet... now - the u-s government has released a video of it's own... obama nats: "since our founding, the united states has been a nation that respects all faiths. we reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others." the 30 second ad has networks, potentially reaching an audience of 90 million people. also appearing state hillary clinton.clinton nats: "... the united states government had absolutely nothing to do with this video.... officials hope the p-s-a denouncing the anti muslim movie will quell some of the tension... especially as thousands are expeeted to protest in pakistan as the government has called friday a national holiday.hina rabbani khar / pakistan foreign minister: "...there were people who felt that it was important for them to demonstrate their, you know, their lack of approval of this in a peaceful way - so whattit (the national holiday)
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was meant to do was to ensure that this was all ddne in a peaceful way..." friday is also the main muslim day of prayer and religious fervor runs high. anticipating violence... the state department has announced that u-s diplomatic missions in some muslim countries will be closed. marty natalegawa / indonesian foreign minister:"the decision by the united states government to close &ptemporarily its embassies and consulates // is a decision that hassbeen made based on communication and conversationn // it is an informed decision, a decision that is not intended to show anyy unfriendly intent on the part of anyone."(anchor tag) the release of the white house p- the release of the white house p-s-a comes as officials determined the septembbr 11th attack on the u-s consulate in libya was a ttrrorist attack that may have ties to al qaeda. in new york, marianne rafferty, fox news. a... homeowner ...in austin, texas./.. causing... quite a stir... with a display... on his front yard. yarr.this... is bud... johnson.../tying... an empy chair...
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to... a tree.../.he... says the chair symbolized... presiddnt obama../....just... like the one... clint eastwood ...used... at the republican convention../.. ...but... he insists... the protest was ánotá racist iq: so whatoq::because i like to cut my grass grassneighbors say bud... is a nice guy../. ...but... one of them ...was going to start to... get him to take it down - an american flag design unveiled in president obama's campaign is creating some controversy. the flag overlays the stripes on a map of the continental u-s and instead of stars it uses the obama campaign symbol. critics says say its offensive and egotistical ... creative promotional tool. and its our question of the day. day.do you think the new obama
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campaign flag is offeesive? offensive? miity writes on our facebook page, "yes, you can't change the american flag." flag." but jim writes..."nope. it's just a logo." pogo." a huge response on ttis question ....and a lot oo strong opinions on both sides. go... to... fox- baltimore dot com .../ tell us... what you think.../. sound... off... thru... facebook.../. send... us... a tweet.. at foxbaltimore.../. text... your answer to ...45-203..../ enter... fox45a for yes.. / fox45b for no. 3 3 "this is where i always sit when im outside watching my kid" kids." a texas mom thrown in jail... whh she was rrested for letting her kids play outside. 3 --adblib weather tz-- anncr: a good job. it's the key to a good life.
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but it isn't always easy to find one... a vote for question seven is a vote for maryland jobs. two thousand construction jobs to build a new resort casino. four thousand permanent jobs, paying... on average fifty five thousand a year. six thousand jobs from increased tourism... and table games like blackjack and poker. add it up: it's twelve thousand new maryland jobs. but to build it you have to vote for it. vote for question seven. and get maryland back to work. a... texas
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mom... is... arrested... for child endangermmnt... / her crime? letting... her pids... play ouuside... by them. themselves.tammy cooper says earlier this month she let her daaghters, ages 6 and 99 ride their scooter around the cul-de-sac by their home. tammy says she was watching the girls from a lawn chair in her front yyrd... but apparently a neighbor didnt supervision and called - police.. cooper says: they were out maybe an hour and a half, two inside, started getting their pajamas on them and getting ready for the end of our day, and about thirty minutes after that, i looked out my window and see aalaporte police officer at the end of my drivew" driveway." tammy spent 18 hours in jail overnight... 3 only to have the charges dropped. moms on the internet quickly rallied around cooper... saying she didn't deserve to be arrested. 3 3 a nice day out there.... but
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some rain could be moving in this weekend. weekend. let's check in with meterologist emily gracey for a look at the forecast. 3 3
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3 p no more smiling for driver's license photts. why the new jersey d-m-v s banning drivers from saying cheese. it's... the... last
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thing... anyone... wants to see... in... their car../ the... "check engine light"../ as... kristin keogh... reports, .../ a... new scam... involving that light... is... costing people
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alot of money... money... 3 no script. out cue: "before we put any money down" "before we put any no script. out cue: "before we put any money down"
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3 money down""before we put ann money down" most of us already struggll to take a good drivers license photo... and now the state of new jersey is making it evvn harder. at the new jersey d-m-v.... your license photo. the state is usingga new facial recognition software... to help identify residents.but the technology is so sensitive.... that it's eaaily tripped up by evennthe slightest flash of teeth. so, no more saying cheese. 3 new at 5-30... a man killed in a shootout with dc police.... turns out to be the suspect in the murder of montgomery county
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principal.... 2 years ago. why he was out of prison in the first plaae. 3 --adblib weather tz--
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21 year old ... implicated... in the muuder... of.. a... silver spping principal.../ is... shot to peath ... in... a.... botched robbery... attempt. attempt. as crime and justice reeorter joy lepola explains... many people were shocked to hear the news... because they thought the 21 year old was still ii prison. 21 year old joel johnson was d-c. tonighh many are asking why johnson was out of prison in the first place. in 2010 he plead guiltyyin the killing middle school principal... in silver spring. ((pkg))21-years old...and a convicted criminal.joel johnson served just 18-months of a five year sentence... f